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The Prague Rules – Inquisitorial Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

"Creeping Americanization of international arbitration: is it the right time to develop inquisitorial rules of evidence?" A session of the fourth Russian Arbitration Association...

LCIA publishes its facts and figures: The 2017 Casework Report

The London Court of International Arbitration (the "LCIA") has recently published its Casework Report for 2017 which contains statistics on its performance last year....

Minimising your M&A risk: top ten tips from transactional and disputes specialists

In many M&A transactions litigators become involved only after a dispute has arisen. However, a litigator’s experience in handling post-M&A disputes can give them...

Mexico: Arbitrators not to be subject to amparo actions

Reforms to the Amparo Law that took place during 2013 made it possible to bring a constitutional challenge against private entities or individuals that...

City of São Paulo regulates Dispute Board in administrative agreements

The city of São Paulo enacted on February 23, 2018 Law 16.873, which regulates the use of dispute boards in its contracts, to foster...

State of Rio de Janeiro regulates arbitrations with state entities

The State of Rio de Janeiro has issued Decree no.. 46,245/2018, regulating arbitrations involving state entities, especially for concession and construction agreements. For other...

Summary of Arbitral Rules

This table can provide a general overview only. The rules listed may not be applicable in all circumstances. Where rules distinguish between domestic and...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 11th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the eleventh edition of The Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. Leading lawyers of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice...

LCIA Updates Guidelines on Tribunal Secretaries

Overview Following debate within the arbitration community regarding the proper scope of the role of a tribunal secretary and a series of challenges to arbitral...

Getting Your Arbitral Award Paid: Twenty-Five Practical Pointers for Success

The ultimate objective of a party seeking damages in an arbitration is usually to get paid.  This article offers twenty-five practical tips for achieving...